Centre for Professional Legal Education

The Centre for Professional Legal Education (CPO) is  the leading provider of professional legal education courses in the Netherlands. It is part of the Radboud University Nijmegen. The CPO hosts a broad spectrum of legal training events, including Continuing Legal Education (CLE), conferences, seminars, in-company courses and other professional development and legal education programmes for all kinds of lawyers in all fields of law. It also conducts educational management services for various professional associations and foundations.

We are also offering courses with an international, European or comparative legal perspective to provide practising lawyers, both in- and outside the Netherlands, with the knowledge required to deal with the implications of international (legal) developments, and to offer them the possibility to learn from the legal systems in other countries.

For a succesful practice

Experienced lecturers with a fresh perspective
Up-to-date knowledge
Plenty of interaction, new insights and eye openers
Learn today, apply tomorrow

Expand your horizon and get in touch

Are you a lawyer with new, international, needs concerning continuing education? Are you an academic who is rooted in legal practice? The CPO is seeking to get in touch with you.

Interested in discussing the possibilities? Then please contact us at international@cpo.ru.nl or 0031-24-3612409

Calendar of events

Contract law I

Contract law II

Corporate law

Finance and securities law

Video: The Dutch Scheme (WHOA)

Video: The Dutch Scheme (WHOA)

"Professor Michael Veder (Professor of Private Law, Radboud University and advisor RESOR) and Anne Mennens (lawyer Wijn en Stael) explain the prominent features of the "Dutch scheme".